Books tagged: philosophy of art

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Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
Death of the Artist
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Death of the Artist is comprised of a collection of studies on the subjects of aesthetics, art, design and, what Bartlett labels, "post-ideological phenomena". The book forms a study and critique of contemporary views concerning art and visual culture today. And also analyses, explores and question the concepts of Art and The Artist in a more fundamental and definite praxis.
Burke on the Sublime: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste: A New Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
This new edition provides an inexpensive, reliable, and textually rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the philosophy of art, Burke's essay on the sublime, which heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book. It includes corrections, expansions, accurate citations, a 6350-word historical/philosophical introduction, bibliographies, and English translations of foreign language quotations.
The School of Silence
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Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What exactly is poetry and how can you tell good poetry from bad? Does poetry need to have some sort of form, or is it enough to simply express your own emotions? Is poetry just a term for the highly refined and concentrated use of language, or can it also be a spiritual practice? What might the poetry of an alien civilization or an artificial intelligence be like?